WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Andy Barr today voted in favor of the Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Resolution proposed by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, hailing the measure as a plan to “put our nation on a significantly different, more prosperous path.”
Mr. Chairman, I want to thank this Committee for the opportunity to share with you some of the budget priorities I hold for the upcoming year, and which I am here to emphasize on behalf of the Sixth District of Kentucky.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the White House announced yesterday that it has cancelled citizen tours due to the across-the-board spending cuts required by President Obama’s sequestration policy, Congressman Andy Barr issued a statement today inviting his constituents to visit the United States Capitol, which continues to welcome visitors for public tours.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Andy Barr expressed deep concern today regarding news that Joy Global, a manufacturer and supplier of underground mining equipment, will stop manufacturing at its Millersburg, Kentucky plant this October due to the continued struggles of Kentucky’s coal industry.
WASHINGTON, Jun 14 - Today, 46 of my colleagues and I sent a letter to the president urging him to remove Eric Holder from his position at Attorney General.
On March 1, 2013, the across-the-board spending cuts President Obama proposed in 2011 - called sequestration - actually went into effect. These indiscriminate cuts will have a negative impact in the Sixth Congressional District; for example, civilian employees at the Blue Grass Army Depot in Richmond have already received furlough notices.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Andy Barr today sent a letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA), urging that Congress and the White House stay in Washington until they come to an agreement on a more intelligent alternative to the across-the-board sequestration due to take effect March 1.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Andy Barr last week introduced House Joint Resolution 26; a proposed amendment to the United States Constitution that would cap at 12 the number of consecutive years which members of the House and the Senate could serve in office.